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  • Critical Thinking for Better Learningby Carole Hamilton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 27.99

    Critical Thinking for Better Learning shifts the focus from teaching to learning and from presenting information to creating challenges that teach students how to think in your discipline. The shift derives from three new insights from cognitive science: that we think by analogy, that we learn best when we process clear, focused sources and develop... more...

  • The Power of Project-Based Learningby Scott D. Wurdinger

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 23.99

    Project-based learning is a teaching approach that motivates and inspires students to learn and helps them to become self-directed learners over time. Students learn not only the content surrounding their projects, but also important life skills such as problem-solving, creativity, collaboration, communication, time management, and responsibility.... more...

  • Teaching Global Literature in Elementary Classroomsby Kelly K. Wissman; Maggie Naughter Burns; Krista Jiampetti; Heather O'Leary; Simeen Tabatabai

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Demonstrating the power of teaching global literature from a critical literacy perspective, this book explores the ways that K-6 educators can infuse diverse texts into their classrooms and find support for their endeavours in teacher inquiry communities. Through carefully analyzed, ethnographically informed portraits of classroom life alternating... more...

  • Innovative Business Education Design for 21st Century Learningby Peter Daly; Kristen Reid; Patrick Buckley; Elaine Doyle

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 94.00

    This volume explores two aspects of change within higher education: macro factors governing and influencing the institutional environment, and micro issues taking place within the institutions themselves. The first part of the book examines some of the micro issues that influence business and economics pedagogy. It presents reflections and analyses... more...

  • Arts Integrationby Merryl Goldberg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 79.95

    Practical and engaging, Merryl Goldberg?s popular guide to integrating the arts throughout the K-12 curriculum blends contemporary theory with classroom practice. Beyond teaching about the arts as a subject in and of itself, the text explains how teachers may integrate the arts?literary, media, visual, and performing?throughout subject area curriculum... more...

  • Participatory Creativityby Edward P. Clapp

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95

    Participatory Creativity: Introducing Access and Equity to the Creative Classroom presents a systems-based approach to examining creativity in education that aims to make participating in invention and innovation accessible to all students. Moving beyond the gifted-versus-ungifted debate present in many of today?s classrooms, the book?s inclusive... more...

  • The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studiesby Mary Aswell Doll

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In this volume scholars from around the world consider the influential work of William F. Pinar from a variety of "conversations" his ideas have generated. The major focus is on the What, Why, and How of the word "reconceptualization," which involves engaging critically and ethically as public intellectuals with gender, class, and race issues theorized... more...

  • Curriculum Developmentby Bill Boyle; Marie Charles

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 32.00

    Enables practitioners, scholars and academics to understand how to re-design or suggest changes to curriculum structure, shape and content. more...

  • Loose Parts 2by Miriam Beloglovsky; Lisa Daly; Janet Gonzalez-Mena

    Redleaf Press 2016; US$ 32.99

    The follow-up to the successful Loose Parts and your guide to inspiring infants and toddlers to safely explore objects through play. more...

  • The Misdirection of Education Policyby Nancy DaFoe

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 24.99

    The Misdirection of Education Policy poses critically important questions about the wisdom of American public education policy and reform initiatives. The approach suggested here is designed to offer an arterial that allows students and teachers to do more than simply prepare for STEM careers; it advocates for an education that helps people navigate... more...